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Lake Huron Medical Center Announces Daisy Award Recipient, Shawn Rotondi

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  • Written By: Lisa Beedon

Lake Huron Medical Center congratulates Daisy Award Recipient Shawn Rotondi, RN. The Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses is recognized in 2,400 healthcare facilities in the United States and fourteen different countries.

Shawn works as a nurse in the Emergency Department (ED) and has been a member of the Lake Huron Medical Center team since July 2011. He continually generates enthusiasm and a learning environment to the ED. Shawn is dedicated to elevating the caliber of nurses at Lake Huron Medical Center by using sound evidence to create best practices. He has calm, professional interactions, which helps to ease both the patient and the family.

Shawn is able to work outside of the assignment, has critical thinking skills and collaborates with all ancillary departments to deliver safe, efficient and extraordinary patient care. Shawn is a critical leader and model for a positive environment.

“Shawn’s leadership and nursing style creates an environment which fosters care, trust, and compassion with his patients and peers,” comments Ken Sanger, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Lake Huron Medical Center. “He promotes the culture which allows Lake Huron Medical Center to provide exceptional care, and is the kind of nurse that inspires you to give your best every day.”

The Daisy Award was created 1999 by members of the family of Patrick Barnes who died of complications of the auto-immune disease ITP. The Barnes’ wanted to do something special to honor their son and came up with the name DAISY-an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System. What continually resonated for them was the extraordinary care, kindness and compassion Patrick and the family received from his nurses during his illness.

Lake Huron Medical Center thanks Shawn for everything he does each and every day to provide our patients and their families with high-quality, compassionate care.